[Talk-in] Use of official names for cities
ichattopadhyaya at gmail.com
Mon Feb 6 15:02:22 GMT 2012
Based on these official websites and the text therein, I felt that the
official names are as they have it:
However, I'm sure there must be some official government list of city names
On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 7:36 PM, Arun Ganesh <arun.planemad at gmail.com> wrote:
> I always look to wikipedia for reference as there are always more people
> debating these things over there and reaching a consensus. Correct me if im
> wrong, but i do think Shivamoga, Hubbali etc are the official names now.
> Just like Bengaluru and Mysuru.
> On Sun, Feb 5, 2012 at 7:05 PM, Ishan Chattopadhyaya <
> ichattopadhyaya at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> It seems there are following inconsistencies:
>> Official name, Name on the map
>> Shimoga, Shivamoga
>> Dharwad, Dharwada
>> Hubli, Hubballi
>> I think this is downright confusing for people who aren't aware of these
>> alternate names. Shall we not try to stick to the official names (as per
>> Govt. records) for these and plenty of other cities like these?
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